Occupational Communication Specialist

US-MN-St. Paul
7 days ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Health/Human Services Workforce
Type
Full-Time
Hiring Manager
Sheila Ritter
ID
2017-1188

Overview

Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.

 

 

Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!

 

This position provides pre-placement, job placement, training and long-term employment support to people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or DeafBlind.

 

Keywords: ASL, Occupational Communication, Placement, Job Development, Human Services, Social Services, Full time. 

Responsibilities

  • Help persons served obtain and maintain fulfilling and rewarding competitive jobs
  • Provide individualized job placement services through regular meetings with person served to work on job seeking skills, preparing resumes and cover letters and interviewing
  • Actively cultivate competitive job opportunities with businesses and employers in the community as appropriate
  • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support and relationship with employers
  • Adapt communication style to effectively match that of the person served
  • Train individuals to meet employer expectations including appropriate behaviors and production standards
  • Help persons served manage their symptoms well at work site
  • Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of 12-15 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing through electronic case management systems
  • Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served
  • Track outcomes data, persons served case management and billing in Care Director.

 

 

Qualifications & Benefits

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of job training practices for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or DeafBlind required
  • Ability to use ASL at an advance level required (SLPI score of Advanced Plus - or ability to work towards this goal)
  • Degree in human services preferred
  • Knowledge of variety of supported employment systems and community based training program models preferred
  • A valid driver’s license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required.
  • Travel to meet persons served and other business needs on a daily basis with use of a personal vehicle required. Mileage reimbursed

Benefits:

 

$15.50 - $17.00 per hour DOQ

 Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.

 

*A cover letter is required to apply. Please include it as one document with your resume when uploading.*  

 

 

An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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